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Cybersecurity in the Blue Economy

More than two-thirds of the Earth’s surface is covered by the oceans and seas. Over the next decade, these vast waters are expected to add $3 trillion to the global economy by generating electricity using marine renewable energy (MRE) devices....
12-Apr-2021 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Scoop on Hyperloop

PNNL researchers investigate innovative transportation system’s impact on the electric grid
12-Apr-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Decoding the ‘Black Box’ of AI to Tackle National Security Concerns

Cats and dogs. Huskies and wolves. While AI research sometimes seems dominated by talk about animals, the discussions are critical for understanding AI decisions. This “explainable AI” research is critical for many domains, including the...
29-Mar-2021 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biocrude Passes the 2,000-hour Catalyst Stability Test

A large-scale demonstration converting biocrude to renewable diesel fuel has passed a significant test, operating for more than 2,000 hours continuously without losing effectiveness.
25-Mar-2021 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Washington Includes Novel Efficiency Metric in State Energy Code

An HVAC system energy efficiency analysis method developed by PNNL is now included in the Washington State Energy Code.
25-Mar-2021 8:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Students Discover the World Through a Smartphone Microscope

Science kits containing PNNL’s smartphone microscope provide immersive STEM activities for historically underserved and rural students
24-Mar-2021 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Environmental Justice Fueled by Social Science, Engagement

For a quarter century, PNNL has played a pivotal role in assessing environmental justice related to energy siting. The Lab partners with agencies to identify and engage minority, low-income, or other historically disadvantaged populations in...
23-Mar-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cheaper Carbon Capture Is on the Way

PNNL's newest solvent captures carbon dioxide from power plants for as little as $47.10 per metric ton, marking a significant milestone in the journey to lower the cost of carbon capture.
11-Mar-2021 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Clean Energy Process Converts Methane to Hydrogen with Zero Carbon Dioxide Emissions

PNNL, teaming with academia and industry, develops a novel zero-emission methane pyrolysis process that produces both hydrogen and high-value carbon solids.
18-Mar-2021 4:45 PM EDT

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It Wasn’t Hydrogen’s Fault! May 6 Is the 80th Anniversary of the Hindenburg Disaster

4-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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